L’Ambassade de Niamey recrute 01 SECRÉTAIRE – Tous les candidats intéressés/Toutes les sources
Announcement Number: Niamey-2021-021-R2Hiring Agency: Embassy Niamey Position Title: SECRETARY- All interested Applicants/All Sources Open Period: 12/21/2021 – 01/04/2022 Format MM/DD/YYYYVacancy Time Zone: GMT+1Series/Grade: LE – 0120 7Salary: XOF CFA11,135,226Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 Hours.Promotion Potential: LE-7Duty Location(s): 1 in Niamey, NGTelework Eligible: No
For More Info: HR Section 20722661 [email protected]
Hiring Path:• Open to the publicWho May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background InvestigationAppointment Type: PermanentAppointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of tree months probationary period.
Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
Summary: The work schedule for this position is: Full Time 40 hours per week.
Supervisory Position: NoRelocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
Duties Coordinates all clerical and routine administrative and computer activities required for General Services Office (GSO) operations. Manages the official calendar for the GSO as well as maintaining leave and overtime requests, and the annual leave schedule for the entire section. Is the main sub-cashier for the GSO section which provides petty cash for small local purchases/services. Prepares a bi-weekly Time and Attendance (T&A) report for the GSO Office; follows up on payroll questions and leave requests. Drafts routine letters, cables administrative announcements, and memos as directed by the GSO. Coordinates administrative support for TDY-visitors. The incumbent receives and routes all incoming mail, cables, packages, and other correspondence to the appropriate employees. Maintains files and types correspondence as needed by the GSO and other staff members. The GSO secretary has a limited official use security clearance to handle a wide range of incoming correspondence.
Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements: EXPERIENCE: Four year of progressively responsible secretarial experience is required at least three years of which should have been in secretarial work in the U.S. Government agency or International organization or Corporate Entity.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must be able to type a minimum of 20 WPM, and optimum office organization. this may be tested.
Education Requirements: Completion of Secondary School o r Local Mandatory Schooling and received high school diploma.
Evaluations: LANGUAGE: Level IV (Fluent) spoken and written English and French; level III in local languages (Hausa or Zarma). English may be tested
SKILLS AND ABILITIES Optional: Must have computer literacy, particularly of Word processing and excel. This may be tested.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): T he U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.
Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info
Benefits: Agency Benefits: Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Niamey, Niger may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.
Other Information: HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.
HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER: AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
AEFM / USEFM
FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.
How to Apply
How to Apply: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a public trust background investigation clearance.
To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
Required Documents: In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. You Must attach your Certificate of Work as proof of experience. And proof of education, if you attended university outside of Niger or Local school (Institute) then you must attach equivalency delivered by University of Niamey under Other Documents .If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.
Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
Residency and/or Work Permit
Degree (not transcript)
Degree with transcript
Language Scores (if available)
Certificate or License
DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
SF-50 (if applicable)
Next Steps: Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
For further information – the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Niamey, Niger.
More information: https://ne.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/